NetCents users can now purchase bitcoin with MasterCard

Vancouver-based NetCents, which offers a bitcoin wallet to sell, deposit, or purchase bitcoin, announced that NetCents users can now buy bitcoin using their MasterCards.

NetCents said that users will be able to directly purchase cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum using their MasterCards on NetCents’ platform, which enables transactions and online payments without having to leave the NetCents interface.

The company’s founder and CEO Clayton Moore said this is a big step for NetCents as “no one else offers direct BTC purchasing with MasterCard or Visa.”

“We are leaping onto the world stage by offering services that others don`t, and to do it with access to the world, including the fast-growing Chinese electronic payment market, is a massive step forward for the company,” said Moore. “NetCents is finding its niche in capturing the migration from cash to digital currency by utilizing innovative blockchain technology to provide payment solutions that are simple to use, secure and worry free.”

NetCents’ announcement comes at a time when more countries are adopting digital currencies like bitcoin.

“As the world continues to adopt digital currency, NetCents is focused on providing a platform that seamlessly and securely manages online payments to the migrating masses,” said Moore. “NetCents is breaking the transaction barriers to provide a fully integrated platform that allows you freedom to Pay. Your Way.™, including credit cards, fiat currency and existing cryptocurrencies. ”

NetCents launched the beta testing of its Payment Gateway platform in August 2016. The solution delivers a universal plug-and-play merchant API capability so that businesses can accept credit card transactions in digital and traditional fiat currency, as well as PayPal and Apple Pay.

Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi is a staff writer at BetaKit. As a fourth-year journalism student who has written primarily about entrepreneurship, Amira has developed a growing interest in Canadian startup, business, and tech news. In her free time, Amira enjoys reading, baking and watching legal shows.

  • Sasha Bakhshi

    I wonder how many people have used fake credit cards to buy cryptocurrencies, pretty lucrative